On behalf of ESEAP, I would like to express our utmost gratitude to the
candidates who went to our town hall meeting earlier.
We greatly appreciate as well for candidates who attended and also who were
not able to come to put their responses to our town hall questions on the
meta talk page.
On Tue, Aug 3, 2021 at 8:20 PM Butch Bustria <bustrias(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Thank you Quim.
In light of this development, ESEAP (East, Southeast Asia and the Pacific)
will hold a special meeting on August 8, Sunday at 02:00 UTC (Saturday
evening in the Americas).
Election candidates are free to join in this event and we will simply do a
typical town hall where our regional community members ask question to the
On Tue, Aug 3, 2021, 4:47 AM Quim Gil <qgil(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
(You can read this announcement in other languages on
We are reaching out to you today regarding the 2021 Wikimedia Foundation
Board of Trustees election
This election was due to open on August 4th. Due to some technical issues
with SecurePoll, the election must be delayed by two weeks. This means we
plan to launch the election on August 18th, which is the day after
For information on the technical issues, you can see the Phabricator
We are truly sorry for this delay and hope that we will get back on
schedule on August 18th. We are in touch with the Elections Committee and
the candidates to coordinate next steps. We will update the Board
election Talk page
and Telegram channel <https://t.me/wmboardgovernancechat> as we know
more. We are translating this announcement on Meta
and we are starting the mass distribution of the news as we speak.
Quim Gil (he/him)
Senior Manager of Community Relations @ Wikimedia Foundation
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